What is seborrheic dermatitis?
Seborrheic dermatitis is more commonly known as dandruff, and is a red flaky rash that appears typically on the scalp but can also appear on the body as well.
Seborrheic Dermatitis causes skin to flake off the affected area and can be white, brown or pinkish red.
Causes of seborrheic dermatitis:
Causes of seborrheic dermatitis is thought to arise from a combination of factors including weather conditions, stress levels, a yeast forming on your skin, or other medicines you may be taking.
How is seborrheic dermatitis diagnosed?
More often than not, the tell-tale signs of seborrheic dermatitis will make diagnosis simple for a dermatologist.
How is it treated?
Unfortunately, the condition may extend for a long time and sufferers may experience a cycle of breakouts followed by periods where the symptoms completely clear up and disappear. It is best to maintain good skin care and consult your dermatologist on the anti-fungal creams or dandruff shampoos that will be the most effective.